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  • Some new plants to try: fuchsia, clematis, deutzia

    A question that comes up in most conversations with gardeners is "What are you planting this year?" I really haven't shopped as much as usual but I do have some new experiments that bear watching. I'm fortunate enough to get some plants to grow as...
  • Pineapple Time For Gardeners

    Pineapple Time For Gardeners
    Here is a question for you? What popular tropical plant needs about five warm months to go from flower to a juicy ripe fruit. Well, it could be a couple but the key word here is juicy. It is the pineapple. We have been growing pineapples for a long time....
  • Rick Lavacchi, system leader of support services, Presence Health

    Rick Lavacchi, system leader of support services, Presence Health
    Presence Health has appointed Rick Lavacchi system leader of support services. In the role, he will provide oversight of Presence Health support services, such as plant operations, security, dietary services, patient transport, environmental services...
  • READER SUBMITTED: NRCS Announces Early CSP Program Participants May Now Renew Contracts

    Producers with expiring Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts have from July 11-Sept. 12 to renew and add conservation activities that will support their natural resource improvement accomplishments...
  • Could Aereo Get Relief From Congress? Don't Bet on It

    The Supreme Court's ruling on Aereo may have done little to shift the media landscape from the status quo, but some Capitol Hill lawmakers say the decision shows the need to update copyright and communications laws for the digital age. In fact, Justice...
  • East Hartford School Board Approves Shared Services Task Force

    EAST HARTFORD — The Board of Education voted at a special meeting Wednesday to create a task force charged with saving money by finding services that the school district and the town can share. The task force will be composed of three school...
  • Science offers farmers hope for a future that includes citrus

    Hope is a most unscientific phenomenon. It's based largely on a desire for what could be, not on what evidence has already proved. Yet there was Jude Grosser, plant geneticist based in Lake Alfred, in a hotel ballroom this month pitching hope. Yes, he...
  • Spain Announces 15% Tax Break for International Shoots

    MADRID - Spain's government has announced its intention to extend a 15% rebate on Spanish expenditure to international shoots lensing in the country. That's the good news. But, outlining new tax provisions, Spain's ruling Popular Party has made very...
  • Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?

    Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?
    When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
  • Busch Gardens landscape experts create wildlife habitat for lucky homeowner

     Busch Gardens landscape experts create wildlife habitat for lucky homeowner
    Once again, Busch Gardens Williamsburg offered its award-winning landscape skills to a homeowner with a needy yard. This year's winner of the landscape giveaway, Naomi Donohoe, 37, of Salisbury, Md., wanted a fuss-free front yard that is also a...
  • Coral Springs may have city staff lead economic development

    Coral Springs new economic development strategic plan advocates doing away with the city's economic development foundation (EDF) and creating a new economic development office run by city staff. Bringing economic development within the city government is...